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New Cases, 12 Deaths 8/3/2020

New Cases, 12 Deaths 8/3/2020

Several weeks ago, bars were closed, and the indoor operations of a variety of businesses and institutions were moved outdoors. We can't simply go back to life as we knew it before March. "We are focu...

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Your guide to Tuesday’s primary election in Washtenaw County

Your guide to Tuesday’s primary election in Washtenaw County

A Kansas U.S. Senate seat is contested, as well as the House of Representatives. For voters going to polling places, Howell says they should double check their polling locations. Absentee voters mus...

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Siemens Healthineers to buy US cancer care firm Varian

Siemens Healthineers to buy US cancer care firm Varian

Shares of Palo Alto, California-based Varian have risen 0.5% this year, giving the medical equipment maker a market value of nearly $13 billion. By buying Varian, Healthineers is acquiring the lea...

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NYC's Top Health Official Quits After Clash With Mayor

NYC's Top Health Official Quits After Clash With Mayor

The mayor instead placed the program under Health and Hospitals, the agency that runs the city's public hospitals. That means balancing political and economic pressures with what is best from a public...

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New South Wales has recorded 17 new coronavirus cases and one death

New South Wales has recorded 17 new coronavirus cases and one death

The ministry is able to use this data to make sure resources, such as vaccinations, are where they are needed most. 'The club is now undergoing a process of deep cleaning in addition to the increase...

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Local COVID-19 case leads to call for exemption changes

Local COVID-19 case leads to call for exemption changes

Police revealed today that the men had been in Victoria, and had visited Melbourne, which is now in hard lockdown because of soaring coronavirus cases. "We're asking them to go into hotel quarantine...

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Reopening schools will cause larger second wave unless test and trace expanded

The authors found that "with increased levels of testing. and effective contact tracing and isolation, an epidemic rebound might be prevented". Researchers from University College London ( UCL ) and...

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Most Canadians anxious about COVID vaccine side effects

Nearly half said they'd roll up their sleeve as soon as a vaccine is available but 32 percent say they'd likely what a while. Unsurprisingly, most (72%) of the 14% who stated they wouldn't get the v...

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DuPage County announces 56 cases of COVID-19 Monday but no deaths

Over the weekend, Mason County Public Health reported 19 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). That brings to 11,514 the total number of cases in DuPage County, including 510 deaths, health officials...

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There may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for Covid-19, World Health Organization warns

There may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for Covid-19, World Health Organization warns

In terms of Covid-19 vaccine efforts, he said a number of vaccines were now in phase three clinical trials and there was hope to have a number of effective treatments that could help prevent peopl...

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Healthcare Worker COVID-19 Risk Linked to Ethnicity, PPE, and Case Exposure

The report added that Russian Federation had 545 healthcare worker deaths from COVID-19, followed by the United Kingdom with 540 deaths, and the U.S. with 507. The researchers concluded that there is ...

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United States unlikely to use coronavirus vaccine from China, Russia

United States unlikely to use coronavirus vaccine from China, Russia

According to the release, Sanofi will receive the majority of the government funding. The European Commission wants to strike deals with up to six drugmakers for their vaccines for their 450 million...

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"Major incident" declared in British city of Manchester to tackle COVID-19

Assistant Chief Constable Nick Bailey, chairman of the Local Resilience Forum, said there are concerns about infection rates in "multiple localities" across the county. Residents in the North West hit...

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There May Never Be A COVID-19

There May Never Be A COVID-19 "Silver Bullet" Says WHO

In the past weeks, the WHO chief has repeatedly stressed that although the world has changed, the basic measures needed to suppress transmission and save lives have not - find, isolate, test and c...

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United Kingdom to roll out 90-minute coronavirus tests

United Kingdom to roll out 90-minute coronavirus tests

The swab test in particular is very invasive and uncomfortable, while concerns linger over the accuracy and reliability of the antibody tests. Starting next week, hospitals, nursing homes and labora...

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Mayor says health and safety is main priority for school reopening plan

Mayor says health and safety is main priority for school reopening plan

On Sunday, SUNY Empire State College President and Cuomo aide Jim Malatras criticized New York City's Friday-submitted plan without having fully reviewed it. Kuna School District was also marked a...

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Penn minimizes in-person fall classes, requires student testing

Penn minimizes in-person fall classes, requires student testing

Maintaining a physical distance from others (about six feet). "We believe we have an opportunity to have successful fall seasons, but that will only be possible if everyone in our conference family,...

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Hundreds of kids infected with coronavirus within days at overnight camp — CDC

Hundreds of kids infected with coronavirus within days at overnight camp — CDC

In a media statement , the CDC said that the camp did adopt "some mitigation steps" as outlined in its article on youth and summer camps. However, the report also reveals that while the camp staff...

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Russian Federation plans mass vaccination against coronavirus from October, RIA reports

Russian Federation plans mass vaccination against coronavirus from October, RIA reports

Johnson and Johnson is testing both. The immunogenicity as well as safety of the vaccine will be assessed at predefined intervals. However, two-shot vaccines are not all that bad. The approval c...

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No New Cases of Covid-19 Reported

Other numbers are as current as of Friday's reported figures, including six hospitalizations, with five of those patients being in intensive care. Data on the number of active cases, people recovere...

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COVID-19 cases surpass 90,000 in Virginia, number of patients hospitalized decreases

COVID-19 cases surpass 90,000 in Virginia, number of patients hospitalized decreases

The death toll in Douglas County remains at 134. According to the news release, he developed a fever, chills, body aches and fatigue and was tested for COVID-19 on Monday. Coles County Health Departme...

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Coronavirus restrictions reimposed in parts of northern England

Coronavirus restrictions reimposed in parts of northern England

More than 4 million people were ordered not to mix with other households in Greater Manchester, the biggest city in northern England, parts of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire, though they can still...

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State to hire 1000 contact tracers through partnership with Georgia staffing agency

State to hire 1000 contact tracers through partnership with Georgia staffing agency

A almost $23 million, federally funded contract with Insight Global, an Atlanta-based staffing agency, will help pay to recruit, hire, train and support the new contact tracers, officials said. "Acr...

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U.S. to Reach 180K Deaths by End of August — CDC

U.S. to Reach 180K Deaths by End of August — CDC

The camp followed disinfecting rules and required staff to wear masks, but campers didn't have to wear face coverings. The overnight camp opened June 21 and closed six days later. The positive test ...

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Groups protest exclusion of HIV-infected people from coronavirus vaccine trials

Groups protest exclusion of HIV-infected people from coronavirus vaccine trials

Pharma giants Sanofi and GSK will receive up to $2.1 billion from the United States government for the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, the companies said Friday, as the world scrambles for an ans...

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California officials report first virus death of a child

California officials report first virus death of a child

As of mid-July, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 228 children had died of the disease in the US, less than 0.2% of the nation's deaths at the time. How likely children are to contra...

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One new COVID-19 case in Qld as nursing home restrictions imposed

One new COVID-19 case in Qld as nursing home restrictions imposed

Both women were on Wednesday night fined $4000 for making false declarations on their border paperwork, along with another travel companion, who is awaiting her COVID-19 test results. "I'm absolutely ...

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Frontline healthcare workers more likely to test Covid-19 positive, despite PPE

Frontline healthcare workers more likely to test Covid-19 positive, despite PPE

Healthcare workers were also prompted to state whether they had cared for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, and the frequency with which they used personal protective equipment ( PPE )....

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School closures linked to fewer COVID-19 infections, deaths - but it's complicated

School closures linked to fewer COVID-19 infections, deaths - but it's complicated

The research's findings were discovered at a time when schools across the country were debating over reopening plans for the fall. Los Angeles plans to have online classes alone. Of particular interes...

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Russian Federation may launch another Covid-19 vaccine by November

The deal is worth $2.1 billion and involves the supply of vaccines for 50 million people, with the option to buy another 500 million doses. Under the U.S. The federal government traditionally plays ...

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Johnson & Johnson's single-shot coronavirus vaccine has begun human trials

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot coronavirus vaccine has begun human trials

Lancet medical journal report has stated that a vaccine candidate developed at the University of Oxford has shown encouraging results and it appears to be "safe, well-tolerated, and immunogenic". Arme...

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Pennsylvania reports 888 coronavirus cases, 15 deaths

In addition, 643 people have had positive antibody tests and either symptoms or high-risk exposure and are considered probable cases, but aren't counted among the positive cases. In the USA, more th...

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Coronavirus: No deaths today, but 45 new cases confirmed

Coronavirus: No deaths today, but 45 new cases confirmed

For Covid-19, the World Health Organization says that data to date suggests that 80% of infections are mild or asymptomatic; 15% are severe infection, requiring oxygen and 5% are critical, requiring v...

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Vietnam sees first death as cases spike

Vietnam sees first death as cases spike

The task force includes 65 health experts who had previously helped fight coronavirus at other epicentres in Vietnam, the ministry said. Vietnam reported 37 more novel coronavirus infections late ...

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New Saline County COVID-19 Cases

New Saline County COVID-19 Cases

According to the health department, there have now been 142 confirmed cases in the three-county region. In Marshall County: Henry, six cases out of 324 tests. Due to the large number of new cases ea...

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